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Bob Sacha

Former Staff and Producer

Bob Sacha is an award-winning multimedia producer who also wears the hats of photographer, documentary film maker, editor and teacher.


He was a staff producer at MediaStorm from 2007-2009, where his multimedia work won awards from the Online News Association, Editor & Publisher, the New York Photo Festival, the White House News Photographers Association and The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards and was nominated for two National News Emmys. Times of Crisis, a project he produced and edited in collaboration with Reuters, won the Documentary Project of the Year in the 67th Picture of the Year International competition.


Before his multimedia career, Bob was a world-traveling, award-winning magazine photojournalist who worked as a contributing photographer at National Geographic Magazine, Life Magazine, Fortune Magazine and on assignment for magazines around the world.


Besides producing his own projects, he currently teaches video at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, is the multimedia coach at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and teaches workshops at the International Center of Photography in NYC and also various summer workshops around the world.


Bob was born in Buffalo, NY and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magnum cum laude, from Syracuse University with a dual degree in psychology and photojournalism. After graduation he worked for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Philadelphia Inquirer before moving to ABC Television News in NY.

African Air by George Steinmetz

Flying in a motorized paraglider over one of the most diverse continents in the world, George Steinmetz captures in his photographs the stunning beauty, potential and hope of Africa's landscapes and people.

Intended Consequences by Jonathan Torgovnik

In Rwanda, in 1994, Hutu militia committed a bloody genocide, murdering one million Tutsis. Many of the Tutsi women were spared, only to be held captive and repeatedly raped. Many became pregnant. Intended Consequences tells their stories.

Friends for Life by Julie Winokur and Ed Kashi

At 76, Warren DeWitt was single and living alone. 90-year-old Arden Peters was caring for his Alzheimer-stricken wife. In Friends for Life, an unlikely commitment between these two gentlemen eases the burden of old age for both of them.

The Price of Progress for Discovery

Papua New Guinea is home to one of the largest expanses of rainforest on Earth. Many of the Paupan people rely entirely on their relationship to the natural world in order to survive. But environmental exploitation has put their existence at risk.

Nuclear Energy Guide for Council on Foreign Relations

The Nuclear Energy Guide explores the past, present and future of nuclear power, focusing on its unique benefits and risks.

On Thinner Ice for Asia Society

On Thinner Ice looks at the impact of how the melting Himalayan Glaciers will impact over 2 billion downstream Asian users and the world.

Times of Crisis for Thomson Reuters

In Times of Crisis, Reuters charts 365 days of global financial upheaval to see how lives have changed as a divergent world embarks on an era of historic challenge.

Global Governance Monitor for Council on Foreign Relations

The Global Governance Monitor tracks, maps, and evaluages multilateral efforts to address today's global challenges.

Making Resources Work for People for Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) aims to strengthen governance by improving transparency and accountability in the extractives sector.

The power of 10,000 for Starbucks

The power of 10,000 shows the impact 10,000 Starbucks Partners had on New Orleans when they visited the city in 2008 for five days of community volunteer work and leadership training.

A Climate for Life for Conservation International, International League of Conservation Photographers and Harbers Family Foundation

A Climate for Life looks at the results of climate change on our planet, tracing these effects from the poles to the tropics and examining how those diverse regions are interconnected.

At last, at last, a dream fulfilled for Rocky Mountain News

Forty-five years after Martin Luther King called on America to live out the true meaning of its creed - that all men are created equal - a senator from Illinois becomes the first African-American nominee of a major political party.

Clearing the Air for Asia Society

Clearing the Air looks at the problem of Beijing's poor air quality and the efforts to clean it up.

Bearing Witness for Thomson Reuters

Bearing Witness is the story of the team of 100 Reuters correspondents, photographers, cameramen and support staff, striving to bring the world news from the most dangerous country for the press.

The Art of Attraction by Paolo Black, Scott Lituchy and Melissa Pracht

The Tic and Tac All-Stars don't need a publicist - they have what it takes to attract a crowd. When the twin brothers appear in Washington Square Park, their energy, humor, and amazing acrobatics have the audience eating out of their hands.

A Tail of Identity by Toni Greaves, Jeff Davis, Steve Rowland and Gregory Warner

A young man feels he can't really be himself, until he makes an unusual discovery. In A Tail of Identity, we meet three such men who, with candor and humor, reveal how the path into their most honest lives led them outside the human world.

An Apollo Legend by Ricky Montalvo, Bernadette Tuazon and Evan Vucci

One night a week, the stage at the Apollo Theater is an amateur's battleground, where performers have competed for stardom since 1934. Today, the legend of Ella Fitzgerald lives on in the hearts of those who pray for their own big break.

Behind the Scenes: Workshop 1 by Tim McLaughlin

In the heart of New York, the MediaStorm workshops are committed to training professional storytellers in the tools they will need to thrive in today's journalism. Get inspired as eight pros dive in, learn, create, and inspire each other.

One Man Brand by Lucy Nicholson and Jassim Ahmad

Robert Burck couldn't get anyone to listen to his music, until he made a simple discovery. In One Man Brand, we meet a man who has transformed himself from a penniless outsider into one of the Big Apple's most visible attractions.

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